Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: Hong Kong unveils most sweeping social-distancing rules yet as 52 new cases emerge

  • City will enter new phase in battle to stop escalating health crisis, with restaurants and bars among venues facing tough restrictions
  • Government has hired two mainland Chinese firms to help with testing, admitting 400,000 residents at higher risk of contracting virus

Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
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